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$15,850,000
5 Beds 9 Baths MRD11638543 MLS ACTIVE Status
The most majestic lakefront estate on the North Shore magically set on the premier "Sheridan to Shore" block in Winnekta, this Spanish influenced Villa proves that land & location have only gotten more valuable with time. Behind the scrolled wrought iron gate entrance, a magnificent rare gem sits on over 2.2 acres, as there are only a handful of lakefront lots over 2 acres, with a breathtaking sandy beach that historically has remained large, stretching over 165 feet. Incredible manicured resort level grounds accented with a full 2 story cabana house by notable architect Paul Konstant with elevator, custom bar w/ mahogany coffered wood ceilings, 2 full kitchens and 2 beds/ 2 baths. Be prepared to be taken away by the hotel-level pool experience with the sound of the fountain in the background allowing for the most peaceful & tranquil setting. Built in 1912, the main house is glorious and reminiscent of the time where entertaining on Lake Michigan was a true way of life. Grand foyer entrance that allows the perfect postcard view of the lake with a double atrium staircase accented with braided columns, matching arched casings, and fireplace. Served once as the reception hallway, this is one of the best rooms in the house with the sunrises and lake breezes through the screened-in french doors that lead to the cocktail patio. Terrace steps down to the exquisite table land which leads to a flat, full length patio from north to south perched above the beach. This is the most captivating place on the entire property with a flash of not believing this is really Lake Michigan. Short way down from patio to the beach making this property the ideal place to bring a whole new level of entertainment to fruition. Almost all rooms on the 3 floors face the water allowing for incredible natural light from the lake reflections. Formal spaces on 1st floor set up for how parties used to flow. Grand living room with imperial ceiling details, 10 foot ceilings, curved corners with display areas leads to informal family room with panoramic views. Enchanting dining room with intricate hand molded ceiling, 5 chandeliers and separate solarium breakfast area allowing dining to informal to formal. Separate kitchen, walk in pantry, office space is the ideal place to take this new home to 2022 standards. 2nd floor just rehabbed with primary master suite side with sitting room, w-i-c, spa bath and bed with 180 degree views of lake. 3 additional beds with new quartz baths. 3rd floor was the formal ballroom with exquisite lake views, ripe for all new living space. Elevator to all 4 floors. Lower level hides one of the best speakeasy bars out of a Hollywood movie set. If these walls could only talk, the stories would write a book with a custom bar, built-in lounging booths couches, custom plastered mosaic ceiling with hand painted & mirrored tiles. Huge rec room with billiards area, sauna and full bath. 445 Sheridan brings endless opportunities for those that see the value in what this estate is... the pinnacle of lakefront living, once owned by notable Chicagoian W. Clement Stone and now ready for the next new chapter of success and beauty.

445 Sheridan Road, Winnetka

$13,800,000
7 Beds 7 Baths MRD11614536 MLS ACTIVE Status
Set back upon the bluffs along Lake Michigan on just under two acres, this magnificent home is truly built to enjoy the sweeping views and majestic scene of the Glencoe lakefront. Floor-to-ceiling windows, handsome walnut flooring, gorgeous functional built-ins, custom finishes and timeless fixtures work together with the abundance of natural lighting to create a spacious, yet welcoming and serene ambiance. Chef's kitchen boasts high-end stainless appliances, gorgeous wooden custom cabinetry, large island, separate breakfast area and convenient prep kitchen, plus plentiful pantry space. The kitchen opens up to the living and dining rooms, flanked by double-sided fireplaces to the family and music rooms, all enjoying striking views over the bluff towards Lake Michigan. Seven flexible bedrooms include a lovely private main floor primary suite, five full baths total, two powder rooms and a dedicated laundry room on each level. The main level features a wrap around deck to take in the surroundings from any room. The full walk-out lower level features the additional six bedrooms, four full baths, second family room/great room, huge exercise room and private office. Walk out to the expansive stone patio built around a stunning infinity pool and hot tub. A charming, winding stairway meanders through the ravine and leads down to the seawall protected lake frontage. Additional features include heated flooring, updated mechanicals and systems, built-in speaker system, garage parking for four cars, a dog run and pretty courtyard with outdoor fireplace.

595 Longwood Avenue, Glencoe

$10,500,000
7 Beds 12 Baths MRD11655102 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome home to your own private resort-like manor on over 2.5 acres. Located in one of America's top suburbs to live in by money magazine 2022, Naperville! No expense spared in this five year old custom built home by David Knecht. Tudor style brick & limestone, slate roof, over 21,000 square feet under roof, 7 bedroom & 9.3 baths. Gated circle driveway with 3 entry points, corner lot surrounded by mature trees, 8 car garage & a brick paver sport court. Custom artisan iron entry door, heated & cooled Jerusalem limestone, hardwood floors, lead encasement windows, 8 fireplaces, stone staircases, top-of-the-line custom lighting & crown molding . Drury designed chef's dream kitchen features double islands, quartzite countertops, Kohler fixtures, Subzero & Wolf appliances, butlers pantry, prep kitchen, circular breakfast room overlooking the pool & cozy hearth room with a stone fireplace. Relax in the great room with soaring ceilings, wood beams, custom media cabinet, floor to ceiling stone fireplace & french doors. The library is a perfect place to work from home or relax surrounded by custom wood built-ins, custom wood ceiling, stone fireplace & a board TV allowing you to conference anywhere in the world. All bedrooms throughout the home are en-suite featuring a spacious private bath with heated floors & a very large walk-in closet. Two of the bedrooms are designated primary suites. The first floor primary suite features a private sitting room, wet bar, access to outdoor spa with heated bluestone walkway, soaring ceilings, limestone fireplace, two custom walk-in closets with storage galore & private laundry room. The primary bath features a Kohler computerized stone walk-in shower with six shower heads & a beautiful ceiling finished with a custom turret, soaking tub, 3 vanities, heated floors & dual water closets. The second floor second primary suite has a private sitting room, wet bar, stone fireplace, french doors leading to a private balcony & dual walk-in closets with custom built-in storage. The bath features a steam walk-in shower with 5 shower heads, dual vanities, soaking tub & separate water closet. There is a 3rd floor staircase leading to the attic which has the option to be finished for additional living space. The lower level is an entertainer's dream! The custom leather & wood sports bar features leather finish countertops, a true ss bar sink, kegerator, 4 beer taps, soft drink tap, ice maker, Subzero & Fisher Paykel appliances all overlooking the lounge, stone fireplace, billiards room & game room. The theater features Kaleidescape, allowing you to enjoy all of today's movies currently playing in the theatre from the privacy of your home. Seating for 17, leather & wood entry doors, custom wool carpet with heated floors, acoustic fabric paneling, custom lighting & beautiful bar. The wine cellar has custom iron doors that lead you into a beautiful wine cellar with over 3,000 bottles, gorgeous display windows & tasting area. The fitness room offers plenty of space for your in-home gym. The private spa features a half bath, resistance swimming pool, custom skylight, sauna & a steam shower. The home also has geothermal heating & cooling ($800,00 value), control4 & a whole house generator. The outdoor space includes a bluestone patio, outdoor fireplace, outdoor living room, gas fire pit, pool & infinity spa. The outdoor kitchen has Viking & Subzero appliances & outdoor dining area. The pool house has a full bath, 2 showers, changing areas & laundry. Award winning grounds feature beautiful walkways & lighting. Naperville has been voted one of the best suburbs to live in America. Offering a small-town atmosphere close to Chicago's big-city attractions, excellent schools & high community engagement. You can join a country club to golf or socialize nearby. The highly desirable schools in Naperville have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Illinois public schools.

1112 Shamrock Court, Naperville

$10,100,000
7 Beds 11 Baths MRD11650195 MLS ACTIVE Status
Suffield House is considered one of renowned architect David Adler's most important country houses. A collaboration with his designer sister, Frances Adler Elkins, this 15,000 sqft residence completed in 1934 is on 5.4 acres in the heart of Lake Forest. Built for Mrs. J. Ogden "Lolita" Armour, the entrance is neo-Georgian while the rest of the 15,000 square foot home was designed in a classical French style. The brick is whitewashed, with the warmth of buff pink coming through. This home's interior is loaded with priceless, perfectly preserved architectural features including imported English paneling, antique Chinese oil paintings, exotic marbles, ornate plaster moldings and decoration, original light fixtures, nine fireplaces (each more beautiful than the next), custom millwork, and a handsome Versailles patterned hardwood floor. This home was ahead of its time with features including a 4-stop passenger elevator and central air conditioning. Designed for entertaining on a grand scale, the main level has a series of exquisite formal rooms, supported by a service area that rivals the manor home in Downton Abbey with a butler's pantry, kitchen, breakfast room, silver vault, and a flower arranging room. On the second level, there are five en suite bedrooms including a large primary suite, plus a 1,000 sqft 2 bedroom, 2 bath staff apartment. The top level offers excellent potential for expansion with another 2-bedroom apartment, a large cedar closet, a gift-wrapping room, an exercise room, and storage. A large, paneled rec room with a fireplace is a surprise feature in the otherwise utilitarian basement which includes a laundry center, vault, wine room, multiple storage rooms, and mechanicals. Recreational features include a beautiful pool, spa, and pool house with a great room, kitchen, dual baths, and laundry, and a bentgrass lawn with a PGA-rated putting green modeled after the 12th hole at Augusta Golf Course. A large portion of the yard is fully fenced, creating a safe place for pets to roam. The home also includes a carriage house that would make a great art studio, home office, or guest suite. Other features include a deep 4-car garage and storage facilities for landscaping equipment. Available for the first time in nearly 50 years, this is a rare opportunity to own a truly exceptional home by one of the most significant residential architects of all time!

255 N Green Bay Road, Lake Forest

$9,500,000
7 Beds 10 Baths MRD11648143 MLS ACTIVE Status
Outstanding 11,000 sf double lot home on one of the most notable blocks in East Lincoln Park. Magnificent width offers a perspective of grace and elegance rarely found in a Lincoln Park home. Custom windows, tall doors and high ceilings offer a modern feel to this classic architecture. Designed for entertaining, the living and dining rooms can accommodate very large gatherings, with adjacent outdoor space, a butler's pantry and a wonderful flow. The kitchen offers dual Sub-Zero refrigerators and freezers, Wolf range, and ample space for prep. The open design to the kitchen and great room allows for easy family living with direct access to the patio and garage roof deck. An attached 4 car heated garage leads into a custom finished and sun filled mudroom, with English style greenhouse windows. A second powder room is right where you need it, close to the mudroom. An elevator accesses all levels, as does the gracious front staircase. The second level offers 4 very large bedrooms and 3 ensuite baths. A sunny second level playroom with built ins and a powder room are also found here, along with a conveniently located ultra-luxe laundry room. The top floor offers the ultimate primary suite with two massive walk-in closets, amazing white marble bath, steam shower, separate soaking tub, and an exercise room. This level also houses an additional bedroom suite, perfect as a nursery, plus a very large den/office with abundant natural light from multiple skylights. The lower level has a guest suite, a home theater, a 4th powder room, a game room, and additional play space, and fabulous storage. Outdoor access is excellent, and the deck above the garage is beautifully built with mature plants and lots of south and west exposure for all day sun. This very desirable block is an easy walk to Oz Park, the lakefront, Parker, Latin, and Lincoln schools.

2026 N Mohawk Street, Chicago

$9,250,000
5 Beds 8 Baths MRD11672495 MLS ACTIVE Status
True five star luxury lakefront opportunity with no headache involved as this new construction home does it ALL for you with the best of both worlds! Top notch collaboration of design & construction with one one of the most " in demand" designers of the North Shore paired with the biggest luxury home builder on the North Shore. This special "in town" lakefront spot is tucked away in a true neighborhood as this block of Sheridan Road is its own little enclave & only a few blocks to town, train & schools. With over 8000 total square foot of well designed space, all details are designer chosen with glamorous luxury features woven throughout all 4 floors with over-the-top millwork, the highest quality stones & quartzite, top of the line plumbing fixtures, designer light fixtures like Circa & Holly Hunt & elevator. Beautifully scaled mid sized floor plan that is not too big but more about casual lakefront comfort with fabulous views from almost every room. Wide plank hand beveled natural sawn oak floors, soaring 11 foot ceilings with picture perfect view of the lakes thru oversized Colby & Colby windows. Over the top gourmet Chef's kitchen with every bell & whistle...Viking, Calista, Waterworks, Rohl, Ann Sacks. First floor loaded with built-out library, gracious dining, breakfast nook overlooking lake, detailed mudroom, walk-in pantry, butler's pantry, attached 3 car garage, powder and full bath for pool access. Open atrium staircase leads to second floor with 5 beds all with en-suite baths & customized high end closets. All spa like baths with gorgeous Ann Sacks tile work with their own soothing beach look accented with pastel tiles & tasteful designer lighting. Incredible resort feeling master suite overlooks lakes w/ huge walk in closets, fireplace with quartzite surround and a crisp, white marble bath that allows the reflection of the water to radiate through. Third floor with birds eye views of the lake, full bed and bath with that extra bonus space for 2nd office or studio. Fully equipped lower level that will be a true extension of the feel and style of the other floors with lacquer painted Farrow & Ball light grey bar with white marble countertops and antique glass mirrors with walk-in wine room. Sports court with TV and viewing window, theater room and exercise room make this floor it's own destination. Best yet .. fabulous outdoor entertaining space with pool with a perimeter blue stone patio with grassy area that captures a very east coast vibe accented with pergola and dining patio. Fabulous open terraced staircase down to a private sandy beach with incredible vistas of the lake. This causal beach home will be a powerhouse of its own as the size is manageable, the location is superb, and the tasteful finish level will be knockout! Who says you need to hire a architect, builder and designer to build your lake dream house when 473 Sheridan will deliver the all in one answer. A very special opportunity for lake living done smart & right ... and think resort living in the North Shore!

473 Sheridan Road, Winnetka

$9,000,000
8 Beds 12 Baths MRD11613701 MLS ACTIVE Status
This outdoor paradise with an absolutely beautiful custom built home is located off of North 2653rd Road near Marseilles. The 12,500 Sq. ft custom designed house was built with " Colorado Rustic " Brick and stone and has an attached 4,000 sq.ft climate controlled garage with a complete kitchen. The built in pool/spa and gym are located off of the kitchen. The pool room has retractable ceiling panels , 9Ft sliding doors and with impeccable construction! The 25x25 ft kitchen has several custom features including beautiful granite countertops , two islands , Viking stainless steel appliances ,bar area and much more! Each of the 9 bathrooms are unique and all have attractive custom designed ideas and are very well decorated. There are 8 bedrooms with the master bedroom being 28x 12ft and has a walkout stone tiled balcony that offers stunning views of the Oak flat backyard and of the IL river bottom. The basement rooms include a family room with walkout doors and patio, a state of the art , soundproof theater, and massage room with adjacent steam shower. This house has a state of the art soundsystem both inside and out. There are simply way to many details to describe this house in one description! This is one of the most impressive and well built homes that I have ever seen! Now lets talk about the land that is a true outdoor paradise! In the front of the house is a beautiful pond stocked with largemouth bass, walleye and crappie. There is rock landscaping, lighting, aeration system and two waterfalls! The second pond is located in the bottom ground and is full of giant bass and catfish! There is a great trail system throughout the entire property with a large part of it being a well maintained gravel road. There are 120 Acres +/- that is tillable with73 +/-Acres of it being enrolled in CRP. There are several strategically located food plots designed to attract deer all year long. There is a duck slough that can be flooded offering excellent waterfowl hunting! A good portion of the ground is bordered by DNR and State ground that is not hunted. The property has been very well managed and has an impressive harvest history of Big bucks, ducks and turkeys. There is over a half mile of Beautiful IL river frontage that could be used for Developmental or commercial/ industrial use.

2103 N 2653Rd Road, Marseilles

$8,750,000
5 Beds 7 Baths MRD11645663 MLS ACTIVE Status
Meticulously designed for family living and sustainability, this contemporary 10,400 square foot, 5 bedroom home on a 45 x 145 foot lot is among the newest additions to Chicago's historic Astor Street District. The first LEED Gold certified single family home in Illinois, and Winner of the Historic Preservation Award for New Construction, this home was recognized for its compatibility with the 19th-century homes that surround it. Amenities include an elevator, extensive private outdoor space, and an attached 5-car garage with a gated driveway. A dramatic multi-story glass atrium and floating staircase welcome you into the home. The living and dining rooms face a stunning courtyard with Asian style water feature. The state-of-the-art kitchen, family room, and breakfast rooms open to a terraced landscaped garden perfect for entertaining. A cozy den, an office, and a powder room complete the main level. The second level includes a luxurious primary bedroom suite with a spa bath and spacious dressing room. Two additional bedrooms with en suite baths and an office are located on this level. The top-level includes two more en suite bedrooms; one of the two was designed as an in-law suite with a living/media room and a second kitchen. The two rooftop gardens are ideal for container gardening and include a sink and drainage. A showstopper, the lower level includes a one-of-a-kind steampunk-style game room with an adjacent wine room. Each piece in the game room was repurposed and reimagined to create an incredibly unique space. A full bath as well as a workshop, and an attached 5-car garage with an electric car charger provide for generous storage.

54 E Scott Street, Chicago

$8,499,000
6 Beds 8 Baths MRD11383444 MLS ACTIVE Status
Very exclusive, recently renovated, 9,700 sqft Gold Coast home with ornate limestone exterior and spacious open layout interior on an oversized 29X150 foot lot. A standout even among the stunning homes of the Gold Coast, designed by George Maher and built in 1894 in the Beaux-Art style. So rare to have the best in elegant design combined with the modern amenities of our work-from-home world. The eye is drawn to the best interior details like the high ceilings, stylish plaster moldings, and a spacious designer kitchen for pleasing guests as well as the family. The renovation left nothing untouched, all of the baths were restored and equipped with the latest fixtures, and even the outdoor spaces amaze, three distinct areas including the roof deck with its outdoor kitchen space, fireplace, and landscaped plantings. Each level creates its own unique environment - the second floor has 3 en-suite bedrooms while the third floor is the owner's masterpiece with vaulted ceilings and private den. The 4th level stands out with a media room, fireplace, guest bedroom, and full kitchen opening out to a the terraced roofdeck. The lower level is just as appealing with a large game room and a huge laundry room that can also serve as a butler's pantry and staging room for servicing your most lavish parties and get togethers. Parking in the Gold Coast is a must, with both an indoor spot and outdoor pad available, and your "back yard" is Chicago's beautiful Lincoln Park, with the Lakefront beaches and bike path only steps away. Your family and guests will easily head over to the Zoo, the Chicago History Museum, and the restaurants and shopping of Old Town and the Magnificent Mile!

1521 N State Parkway, Chicago

$7,999,995
7 Beds 9 Baths MRD11657227 MLS ACTIVE Status
A rare offering, this iconic Lake Forest estate was built in the style of a French Manor home and sits on two private acres on coveted Lake Road. Meticulously restored with the utmost attention to detail, this exquisite property offers timeless elegance and breathtaking views of the professionally landscaped grounds. Designed in 1929 by renowned architect Harrie T. Lindeberg, the high ceilings, custom millwork, unparalleled finishes along with magnificent lighting are reminiscent of a bygone era. The brick and limestone exterior has been carefully restored from top to bottom, including the chimneys and shutters. The first floor features the original German silver hardware, wide plank floors, stunning brass handrail and wrought iron work on the staircase as well as the original compass rose. The wood paneled library has been lacquered in a dark caviar color and the living room is highlighted with beautiful plaster mouldings, a gorgeous mantle and hardwood floors. The formal dining room, with its original fireplace and a breath-taking Maison Bagues chandelier, is gracious and warm. The garden room has been completely renovated with stone flooring and the beautifully restored French doors open to the gardens. Upstairs, the Primary Suite offers an oval sitting room with marble fireplace, a generously sized bedroom, a bathroom with marble clad walls, soaking tub and shower as well as a dressing room with large island, storage and more. Four additional ensuite bedrooms are on the second floor along with laundry and additional bedrooms and bath. Step outside to the west-facing backyard and the landscaping is truly magnificent with a green Arbor Vitae fence that allows for complete privacy. Interior finishes include Baccarat and Bagues sconces, Gracie Chinoiserie wall coverings, Scalamandre and Nobilis draperies and paint by Fine Paints of Europe. Come experience this home, it is a journey not to be missed! ABSOLUTELY NO TRESPASSING- PROPERTY IS OCCUPIED!!

1460 Lake Road, Lake Forest

$7,999,900
5 Beds 7 Baths MRD11668488 MLS ACTIVE Status
Perched high with phenomenal panoramic lake views, this Tony Grunsfeld expansive "ranch-like" home delivers modern, open-concept living. Dramatic atrium foyer greets you with an instant "wow" effect with 21 ft. floor to ceiling windows with the gleaming lake as the backdrop. This house is all about the lake being the focal point as almost all rooms of the home with the exception of 2, face the lake. Huge open living room with a designated area for dining and living with an open catwalk hallway from the 2nd floor allows natural light to flood right in. Gourmet kitchen with a breakfast area with great vistas of the lake make for a relaxing dining experience. This large kitchen is ripe to take to 2022 luxury level as the space is all there with a huge island and tons of counter space with the option of opening up the wall and creating one mega open kitchen to family space. Screened in porch complements this space with a continued place to entertain. Off the kitchen is the wing with a large laundry room, 5th bed/bath, and side entrance with attached four car heated garage. Front cozy den with built-ins, fireplace is the hangout room before entering the first floor primary suite wing. One of the best spaces in the house, this primary wing provides the ultimate living experience with 2 huge walk in & walk thru closets to a private office, a transitional bath with his/her sides, and bedroom. With floor-to-ceiling windows, this space is like living "on" the lake as the views are sensational, complemented with automatic blinds. 2nd-floor wing is on the opposite side of the primary with an open hallway overlooking the 1st floor with 3 beds, all en-suite baths. This floor is programmed on its heating and cooling system for easy living. Full floor of living on lower level with walk-out patio, oversized rec room, gym, full bath, and amazing storage with back staircase. This magnificent transitional home offers so many options as the ceiling heights are fabulous, the living spaces are large, and the natural light floods throughout. Best yet...a beautiful terraced path leads down to the lake from the oversized patio making this the best place to enjoy your evening paddleboard trip. All new heating/cooling mechanicals, new roof, new Stark carpeting & refinished floors. The easiest "modern " lake living has arrived at 325 Shoreline with the most appropriate address!

325 Shoreline Court, Glencoe

$7,695,000
6 Beds 9 Baths MRD11471773 MLS ACTIVE Status
Offered for the first time in over 50 years, here is an opportunity to own a piece of history in the Bull Valley/Crystal Lake/ Woodstock area of rural McHenry County, IL. This unique estate boasts over 368 acres of contiguous woods, ponds, equestrian riding trails that connect to the Bull Valley Riding Club trails, prairie land and unique wetland ecosystems. This secluded estate includes six single family homes throughout the rolling topography of the estate. These homes are anchored by an early 20th century mansion complete with an indoor pool, 6 bedrooms, 5.4 baths, library, formal living & dining rooms, and much more. Property amenities include an outdoor pool, tennis court, equestrian stables (7 heated stalls & living quarters for the ranch hand), hay barn, 4 road access points (Country Club, Fleming, Mason Hill, and Valley Hill Roads) and uncompromised views of prestigious Bull Valley. This facility has been used for corporate retreats, weddings, hunting and multiple recreational uses. Most of the property is zoned E-3-Estate in McHenry County, with and an additional 102 acres that is available for purchase. Ideally located outside metropolitan Chicago with less than 1 hour drive from O'Hare International Airport and 10-minute drive to the local METRA station in Woodstock or Crystal Lake. This estate has so much to offer and the opportunity to create the next 50 years of ownership. Bring your vision for the enhancement of this family retreat/compound situated in the heart of one McHenry County's most desirable areas.

9210 Country Club Road, Woodstock

$7,400,000
5 Beds 13 Baths MRD11626290 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to the gated entrance of this exquisite Prairie-style country estate designed by Chicago's Mark Zinni who built this unique property to be one with nature and endless room to roam away from the hustle and bustle. Accessible by a one-hour drive from downtown Chicago, or the last stop on the Union Pacific West Metra Train Line, or by helicopter landing on the private helipad. Several private airports are also within easy driving distance. The main house built with fond-du-lac stone is set on an expansive 151 acres and has over 7500 square feet of living space. Impeccably maintained, this estate has everything needed for entertaining, working, relaxing, horseback riding and corporate events. Filled with vast windows, clerestory architectural details and unique skylights, this light-filled retreat is a home for all seasons. As you walk through the home filled with flagstone and all hardwood floors, you will recognize ultimate quality and detail at every turn. The home's main level interior features include a light-filled, fully equipped modern kitchen, a second catering kitchen, and ample pantry options. Downstairs, there is a large wine cellar, cocktail area, and wine tasting room. And for all-ages entertaining, enjoy skee ball, billiards, poker, ping pong, and a personal 12-seat screening room theater. Also included is a fitness room. The sleeping wings of the home are extremely private and include a primary suite with a two-story stone fireplace, spa-like dual stone baths and dressing rooms. Beyond the main house you are guided by herringbone stone pathways that flow all around this lush landscape. A secondary entrance gate leads to the gorgeous guest house w/ two bedroom, two bathroom that welcomes visitors and includes a screened-in porch, full kitchen and cozy fireplace area. Includes a two car garage attached. We can't forget to tell you also about the pool house that has two full bathrooms, bar and fully outfitted kitchen that provides everything needed for hosting swimming friends and catering lovely events. For the equestrian lover; the home is surrounded by beautiful natural open space, three plus landscaped horse paddocks, four pastures, maintenance buildings and a hay barn, plus a stellar six-stable horse barn (room for expansion) and a 7000 s.f. indoor riding arena. Please call us for specifics on this beautiful property. Come see this STUNNING Estate!! We welcome you!

165/197 N Schneider Road, Elburn

$6,595,000
7 Beds 8 Baths MRD11426221 MLS ACTIVE Status
TRANSFORMED - Exquisitely re-imagined English manor estate on pristine spring fed lake in Indian Hill. Situated on approximately 2.3 acres of lush grounds, with fountain, swimming pool, plus a secret garden, this home has been meticulously redesigned for modern standards. Upon entering, the grand foyer with circular stairway presents with beautifully appointed formal powder room and walk-in coat closet. Beyond opens to the breathtaking silver-leafed, hand painted dining room with custom papered ceiling and new light fixtures. The living room with original bookshelves and fireplace, leads to the preserved wood-paneled Great Room, a stunning room reminiscent of an old English library. The Pine Room, a welcoming, cozy room, is perfect for a fireside gathering or a glass of lemonade on a hot night with doors opening to the outdoors for entertaining. Beside the formal dining room, the Butler's Pantry with nickel sink, Subzero beverage drawers, wine storage and custom cabinetry leads to the kitchen. Variations in blue adorn this contemporary kitchen with leathered countertops on a glazed center island, surrounded by polished counters that glisten under the custom lighting. Professional chef appliances including a Wolf double range, two Bosch dishwashers, True commercial refrigerators, Subzero freezer and customized pantry making cooking a delight. The adjacent eating area opens to the glass conservatory overlooking a secret garden. The backgammon room overlooks the sunken, casual family room which opens to the terraces outside. Up the grand stairway to the second floor, the reading room surprises. The redesigned primary bedroom suite with two walk-in closets, a sitting room with fireplace and luxurious bath with soaking tub and separate steam shower overlooking the lake beyond is truly stunning. Three additional bedrooms, all with new ensuite baths plus a large exercise room that is sure to inspire completes the second floor. The third floor has three, light-filled bedrooms that share a full bath plus cedar closet. While the basement, with recreation room, additional storage, half bath and second laundry completes the living spaces. No detail has been missed in this home. Bonus features include an oversized 4-car garage, an elevator, heated floors, professionally designed interiors, new zoned HVAC, new slate roof, smart technology lighting, and custom built-ins throughout. The endless gardens surrounding the delightful lake, stocked with lake fish and open for a boat ride and afternoon swim in the summer or ice skating in the winter. Is certain to delight! Truly a one-of-a-kind property with endless opportunities!

35 Indian Hill Road, Winnetka

$6,300,000
6 Beds 7 Baths MRD11293328 MLS ACTIVE Status
Understated elegance, private sanctuary and refined luxury all define this exquisite retreat in the rich countryside of Barrington Hills. Unrivaled in its pristine setting, this 46-acre estate showcases a seven-acre private stocked lake, primary French Country home, guest villa, custom barn, private groomed trails, orchard, meadow, pasture, and is totally surrounded by densely wooded nature preserves. This property provides exceptional privacy for both nature enthusiasts and the renowned. A private gate opens to a paver driveway, leading to the custom main home, perched among the towering Hickory, Oak, Cherry, Sycamore and Pine trees. The grand foyer overlooks the lake, five stunning tiered bluestone patios, (one with a wisteria covered pergola and one with a natural gas stone fire pit), a koi pond, waterfall and lush grounds. The European-inspired home welcomes all with a two-story great room with floor to ceiling windows, limestone fireplace and breathtaking views. There's a formal two-story dining room, gourmet kitchen with commercial grade appliances, sunny breakfast room, atrium, and a two-story library with bookshelves and a fireplace. The main floor master suite has a tray ceiling, private balcony overlooking the lake, spacious dressing room, and a hotel-chic bath with spa/steam shower, jetted tub and radiant heat. Richly appointed throughout, with Venetian plaster walls, Italian travertine floors, Alder hardwood, crown molding, decorative leaded glass, ten-foot ceilings, eight-foot doors, and an integrated sound system. There's a second bedroom and full bath on the main floor with three bedrooms upstairs, one ensuite and two with a shared full bathroom. The sunlit walkout lower level has radiant heat and offers additional flexibility: a comfortable family room with fireplace, game room, generous bar, office, gym and spa area opening to a bluestone patio and inspiring landscaped gardens. There's an attached three-car heated garage. The luxurious guest home boasts a large great room, kitchen, bedroom and full bath, private deck and its own two-car garage. The lake is stocked with bass and catfish, and has an island where the pine trees are illuminated at night. There's a pier for paddle boards, kayaks and swimming. The three-stall barn has a separate workshop along with another two-car heated ten-foot door garage and is architecturally designed to match the main residence. This stately sanctuary is ideal for families, corporate retreats and a harbor from mainstream life. The grounds offer two miles of manicured hiking/riding trails which are easily linked to over 150 miles of Barrington Hills horseback riding trails. There's room for a paddock, pastures, bee keeping, animals, and a helicopter pad. This famous private haven offers a rare destination to retreat to as well as lavishly entertain, just 45 miles from downtown Chicago and less than 30 minutes to O'Hare International Airport.

16n009 Healy Road, Barrington Hills

$5,995,000
8 Beds 12 Baths MRD11481514 MLS ACTIVE Status
Set on nearly an acre of lush private grounds professionally-landscaped by Chicago's famed Douglas Hoerr, on a quiet cul-de-sac just steps from the shores of Lake Michigan, rests an incomparable 17,000 sq ft custom gem. Unlike any offering on Chicago's North Shore, this magical estate is truly a work of historic sophistication reflecting the best of old world elegance that perfectly melds with modern luxuries meant for the most discerning buyer. The European-inspired residence accessed by an electric gated entry is fronted by a limestone and pebbled circular drive that leads to a motor court, and porte-cochere housing a rare heated 5-car split garage with wainscoting. In the nearly two years it took to build this architectural masterpiece, no expense was spared to replicate the grandeur of a 100-year-old home. 86 Prospect Ave's extraordinary beauty has graced the cover of Frontgate Magazine and been featured in Beautiful Kitchens, North Shore magazine, and countless publications showcasing its exceptional quality craftsmanship. Among the endless list of awe-inspiring elements included in the meticulous custom home are hand-cut and laid limestone, a brick and hand-troweled stucco exterior, Vermont slate roof, copper gutters, downspouts and windows, old world hand-plastered walls, hand-scraped wood flooring, reclaimed stone throughout, unique inlaid crown molding, dream kitchen, phone booth with leather flooring, 6 wood-burning fireplaces with stone mantles, dramatic ceilings soaring to 25+ feet, custom iron work, stunning dining room with hidden storage closet, fireplace, and so much more. The majestic estate abounds with contemporary amenities as well, from the elevator accessing 3 levels to custom closets with touch-less lights and built-in storage,to a world-class Iron Chef-designed kitchen with top-of-the-line Wolf commercial appliances, 4 ovens, 8 cooktops, indoor BBQ, flat-top grill, French cooktop, built-in steamer, walk-in refrigerator, commercial salamander, walk-in pantry, and separate breakfast room. Every comfort imaginable is yours to enjoy an exclusive lifestyle, with 8 bedrooms, 9 full and 3 half baths, secret playrooms, a safe/escape room, conservatory with fireplace, home gym, massage room, wine room with refrigerated storage, his and her home offices, a nanny's suite, dual primary baths, heated bathroom flooring, first floor and second floor laundry rooms, a fabulous kids playroom, gardening room, and 5,000 sq ft finished lower level with entertaining space, a large theater screen, guest suites, indoor pool cabana, and massive storage space. Outdoor entertaining areas are equally extraordinary, complete with a heated 40-foot pool with a sun shelf, slide and fountains, a covered patio, an oversized fire pit for gathering on cool evenings, and a blissful pergola with swings for relaxing in nature and there's even room for a pickleball court. A whole-house generator is on standby in the event of a power outage. This home is a rare find that combines a flawless combination of unmatched style, grace and tradition. Plus you're in the absolute best location near the lake, parks, shopping, dining, and vibrant Chicago that's just a quick drive away.

86 Prospect Avenue, Highland Park

$5,950,000
5 Beds 5 Baths MRD11666439 MLS ACTIVE Status
Uniquely special in every way, this 5 bed/5 bath, 7,000 sq ft home with a private pool is a stunning example of world-class design. Perched above a gourmet market in Printers Row, a neighborhood with National Register of Historic Places status, the home was developed, designed and constructed by Filoramo Talsma Architecture to afford incredible exposure and sightlines to Dearborn Station. The exterior finds definition from masonry construction and a steel-and-terra cotta sunscreen by Fabrik that harnesses light and shadow. Inside, the first level features a sleek foyer, a stylish vestibule/mudroom with smart storage and bench seating, and attached access to the home's heated, oversized 2-car garage (can accommodate a lift for additional parking). The main floor is devoted to this home's spectacular living and entertaining spaces - a double-height living room, a modern kitchen, a dining room that can house an exceptionally long table, a family room, and 2,000 sq ft of private outdoor space. Accessed via a sliding glass wall system, the terrace features designated dining and lounge spaces, perennial landscaping, and a stainless steel swimming pool by Diamond Spas that can be heated to ninety degrees for year-round use. The striking chef's kitchen features custom Italian cabinets and Carrara marble/stainless steel countertops by Arclinea, Wolf/Miele/Sub-Zero appliances, a back kitchen for added prep space, and a massive island with bar seating. Up a visually dramatic floating staircase, the third level is entirely devoted to the home's primary suite, and features a spacious bedroom, a dressing room, a sunny en-suite bath with a dual vanity, a soaking tub and a walk-in shower, and a handsomely appointed WFH office/owners den. The top floor presents four secondary, en-suite bedrooms for children or guests, plus a bonus recreation/media room. Standout finishes and design details include custom millwork throughout, oversized windows at every turn, radiant-heated concrete slab floors with a Sintered Stone finish, curtain wall glazing throughout, and decorative lighting by Flos and Alison Berger. Amenities include an all-floors Otis Gen2 elevator, upstairs laundry, surplus storage, a 16 kW PV solar power kit on the roof, zoned HVAC with three separate systems, dual tankless water heaters, and whole-home automation by Savant that controls shades, lighting, integrated AV and security. Luxe residential living just a few steps away from the full tilt of the city's core commerce and business district, 747 S. Dearborn St. is an elevated, urban dwelling for the homeowner who appreciates cutting-edge architecture and uncompromising comforts. (Note: The sale is for the entire building, which includes a bonus street-level, 2,000 sq ft commercial space.)

747 S Dearborn Street, Chicago

$5,900,000
8 Beds 11 Baths MRD11451601 MLS ACTIVE Status
"Innisfail" a classic French Country Estate designed by famous Architect David Adler and his associate Henry Dangler is being offered to the most sophisticated buyers. This truly elegant stone and stucco residence sits upon 2.048 acres. The exterior features a swimming pool with spa, tennis courts and formal gardens. Iron gates flanked by large stucco monuments welcome you as you enter the French grandeur of this estate. The front of this home is accented by garden statuary and the front door has sphinx statues resting regally by the entrance. Stone garlands are draped below the window ledges and Parisian lamp posts romantically illuminate this special property. Mr. Adler was very conscious of symmetry during his design of the exquisite estate. This elegant home is a significant example of the enduring quality of David Adler's work. The home features grandly sized formal rooms, the stunning finishes reinforce the elegance of this home. Maintained and updated throughout the years including a new $690,000 slate roof with copper gutters, five new Air conditioning units and a commercial grade heating system, all bathrooms have been renovated with the highest quality design and materials ie. Sherle Wagner 24kt Gold fixtures, the kitchen boasts a Gaggenau six burner gas cooktop and hood and Subzero refrigerator and freezer. A simply magnificent home for entertainment, featuring grand rooms with sparkling crystal chandeliers, gilt moldings, exquisite faux painting, 11ft ceilings, four fireplaces, wood, marble and black terrazzo flooring. French doors throughout the first floor open onto the lovely terraces and breathtaking grounds. Typical of Adler's homes, there is a first floor lady's powder room and sitting room. The gentleman's restroom features fabric walls and is situated off the inviting cherry library complete with floor to ceiling bookcases. The second-floor features eight gorgeous bedrooms and seven baths. The master suite enjoys a delightful dressing room, with a beautifully painted barrel ceiling and lovely mirrored dressing room. The "his and hers" baths both feature murals which echo the formal gardens. All bedrooms have private bathrooms and walk-in closets. The third floor is filled with possibilities. Presently the third floor offers a sauna, large granite topped bar with wine cooler, dishwasher and icemaker, a spacious full bath and a recreation space including a stage with dramatic lighting. The home offers a housekeeping wing with bedrooms full bath and laundry room. This significantly historical estate brings the elegance of years gone by to life for the lucky new Homeowner!!

275 Sussex Lane, Lake Forest

$5,695,000
6 Beds 6 Baths MRD11650641 MLS ACTIVE Status
Lakeview's finest family home was designed by a discerning family because what they wanted did not exist. Now it can be yours. Set on a quiet, one way friendly block in the Southport Corridor half a block from Juniper Park and sought-after Blaine School, this extra wide home sits on a massive 62.5' lot facing south to overlook the exquisitely landscaped private yard and capture natural light all day. This property was redesigned for suburban living in the city with an extraordinary addition with every possible amenity: a year-round indoor pool room with glass roof and retractable skylight, 4-car attached heated garage, 4 stop elevator, walk-in wine cellar, a penthouse library, home theater, huge children's playroom, 5 fireplaces, 2 laundry rooms, a rooftop deck, large terrace off the kitchen and a large rear patio perfect for sport court. The home features 9700 square feet with 7 bedrooms, 5.1 baths plus many other rooms making this floor plan very versatile. It has a spectacular kitchen done by Benvenuti & Stein with massive great room and multiple sets of folding doors on the main level open up for true indoor / outdoor flow connecting the yard, patio, pool, sun room and family room. The 4 family bedrooms are together on the second floor with a large guest bedroom and 6th bedroom being used as exercise room in the basement. Top floor 7th bedroom/ entertainment room has full bath and walk in closet. Smart home functionality controls one-touch lighting scenes, security, built-in Sonos speakers throughout and the swim jets in the pool. Finishes are custom with no expense spared. The location is ideal Southport Corridor restaurants, shopping, ice cream and Wrigley Field all out your door. And for someone who wants more: the 25' lot beyond the yard is available to create an 87.5' urban estate. This is a once in a lifetime offering.

3720 N Greenview Avenue, Chicago

$5,695,000
5 Beds 8 Baths MRD11454571 MLS ACTIVE Status
One of Winnetka's most magnificent estates, 10 Woodley Road is the "Ultimate Private Resort," offering a grand lifestyle of refined elegance, creature comforts, and breathtaking natural beauty. Owned by the same family for more than 25 years, this exceptional Mayo & Mayo brick Georgian masterpiece (the first home built on sought-after Woodley Road) is set on 1.6 lushly landscaped acres. The classic 1928 residence has been renovated and expanded to perfection with uncompromised quality and no expense spared. Award-winning luxury builder Benvenuti & Stein kept the home's timeless grace intact while also focusing on functionality for today's modern living. With fresh, sophisticated decor, the 5-bedroom, 5.3-bath home seamlessly integrates formal and casual gathering spaces. The dramatic center entry foyer boasts a winding staircase, Palladian window, marble floors, and deeply molded archways that lead to the luxurious formal living and dining rooms. In the south wing, you'll find a handsome library/office, sunroom with two walls of windows, elegant powder room, and paneled cabinetry room. In the north wing, there's a family room with imported English paneling, a second office, a butler's pantry, a full bath, and a mudroom. The heart of the home is the masterfully designed gourmet kitchen and breakfast room, with 11-foot ceilings, top-of-the-line Wolf and Subzero appliances, a large island with two dishwashers and two sinks, and a gas fireplace, one of eight fireplaces in the home. A spectacular all-season octagonal screened porch brings the outdoors in, with full panoramic views of the magnificent grounds. Just half a flight up from the kitchen and family room area is a great room outfitted with custom cabinetry, two built-in desks, and its own full bath. Upstairs, the primary suite is a tranquil sanctuary, and boasts a tray ceiling, private balcony, walk-in closet/dressing room, soaking tub, and double shower. Four additional bedrooms (two with en-suite baths), another full bath, laundry room, and additional built-in cabinets complete this floor. Finished with the quality of construction consistent with a home of this caliber, the lower level is perfect for entertaining, working out, and relaxing with the family. There's a custom home theater with surround sound and reclining leather chairs, recreation room with fireplace, card room, gym, billiards room, kitchen/wet bar, video arcade room, wine cellar, full bath, and storage space galore. What truly raises this property to the highest standard is the fine estate grounds. Along with spectacular formal gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Rocco Fiore, the resort-like setting features a pool and tennis court, an English conservatory, a koi pond, a golf practice area, vegetable and herb gardens, and multiple stone terraces, porches, and fountains. Just 16 miles from the city, the property is centrally located for New Trier, Loyola Academy, and North Shore Country Day. Ten Woodley Road provides an unparalleled lifestyle that can compete with any 5-star hotel. It is a secluded retreat, an entertainer's haven, a gardener's paradise, and an estate worthy of the most discerning homeowner.

10 Woodley Road, Winnetka

$5,600,000
4 Beds 5 Baths MRD11418325 MLS ACTIVE Status
168+ acre property with 4 tax-key parcels & possibility for development. 5 well maintained income generating homes. Room sizes are approximate. Equestrian Center featuring; 7 Barns, 214 Stalls, grooming bays, wash racks, 3 large heated indoor arenas with air filtration system & viewing areas, a Kitchen, individual lockers, bathrooms with showers, outdoor show arenas & stalls, Workshop & equipment, plus multiple offices, 2 conference rooms, Improvements include: Completely renovated each building, new drainage system, improved the roads, added professional landscaping, and also cleared a wooded area on the shoreline of Mudd Lake along an Aborignal Indian trail, where there were whooly mammoth bones discovered and a mastodon tooth- which are now displayed at the Kenosha Museum. The seller also added gardens & riding trails. The homes are all rented & include a Waterfront Lodge Style Log Home with guest quarters. This property includes 3/4 of Mudd Lake. For more details From West to East: Pin #1 is 40.8 acres and is zoned Ag, this is just a large open pasture. Pin #2 is 63.76 acres and Incudes a contemporary home built in 1970 but remodeled. This Contemporary home has 4 bedrooms, 5 baths and is 4,740 sf, with vaulted ceilings in the family room on the 2nd level and a second fireplace. This particular home is located on 128th St but is situated back off the street for privacy, and lovely views of the pastures on this same parcel. Pin #3 is 29.6 acres and includes the main gated entrance, which leads up to the beautiful welcome center, a 24,700 sf barn built in 2007, a 4,914 sf barn built in 2007, a 1,656 sf barn built in 2007, 3,072 sf barn built in 1981, and 2 of the indoor arenas; One arena was built in 2004 and it is 14,400 sf, This pin also includes a 1,984 sf log home built in 2004 with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and a finished walk out basement on Mudd Lake with guest quarters and this property encompasses a large portion of the lake. Pin #4 is 34.4 acres and includes a 1,908 sf ranch style log home built in 1995. This 4th parcel also includes: a two story 4 bedroom, 2 bath farm house which is 1,575 sf and NINE buildings; a beautiful 22,479 square foot barn built in 2008 with an office and conference room upstairs featuring a loft with walking area above the stalls & aisles below, another 17,856 square foot indoor arena built in 2008, There is a 1,728 sf shop/ farm building built in 2000, a 1,200 square foot garage built in 1992, 2 more garages; 450 sf and 672 sf, hay storage building, additional miscellaneous buildings, outdoor show arenas and over 70 outdoor stalls. On this 168 acre property there is Multiple zoning which includes: residential, commercial and agriculture. Two of the 5 homes include a 2+ car garage. As you can tell from reading above there are MANY buildings and much to be discovered at Sunflower Barns.

Bristol

$5,350,000
5 Beds 6 Baths MRD11623461 MLS ACTIVE Status
Rare opportunity for an updated double lot home on a premier Lincoln Park block! Large addition to the home makes this totally unique. No detail was spared in this luxurious resale. The main level offers multiple spaces to host and entertain, from the formal living and dining areas with gorgeous millwork, wide plank oak flooring, and a beautiful fireplace. Wonderful natural light pours in through the south-facing windows that overlook the spectacular side yard. A dual passthrough leads into the newly updated kitchen - one side featuring a butler's pantry and a walk-in pantry, the other a powder room. The bright and open kitchen features custom, double hung cabinetry, quartz countertops, 6 burner Wolf range with a griddle and double oven, an oversized island with bar seating, plus beverage refrigeration in the butler's pantry. An adjacent breakfast area offers a built-in banquette plus additional storage as well as a built-in desk/workspace. The great room is completely open to the kitchen and features an additional fireplace, built-in shelves for storage and display - all overlooking the incredible outdoor space. A hardscaped patio, garage top deck, and huge side yard, finished with turf for year-round greenery ads to the exterior. The second level offers three bedrooms including the spacious primary suite which features dual walk-in closets, a separate sitting area, a spa-like bath with dual vanities, and a separate tub and steam shower. The penthouse level family room and additional office space with a wet bar and powder room offer wonderful space as well as a fourth bedroom suite. A newly added huge south and west facing sunroom offers many options for additional entertaining or lounge space. The lower level has a giant recreational or playroom with 11' ceilings, large laundry room, full bath, and a fifth bedroom that is currently being used as a media room with a wet bar. A mudroom is located off of the playroom has easy access to the outdoor space and the two separate garages offering parking for four cars. Truly an unbeatable Lincoln Park location near Halsted and Armitage, walking distance to shopping, coffee, dining, as well as Oscar Mayer School!

2028 N Fremont Street, Chicago

$4,998,000
6 Beds 9 Baths MRD11398836 MLS ACTIVE Status
Property is under surveillance - Entering the property and grounds is strictly prohibited without being accompanied by the list agent. St Charles School district! Absolutely exquisite custom built home nestled on 16 acres of equally magnificent landscape. The grounds are covered with the perfect mix of lush grass, beautiful flowers, majestic trees and water features. As you enter the property and begin the drive up to the residence, the attention to detail is immediately apparent, right down to the French Oak trees flown in from France - no expense has been spared. The residence boasts nearly 12,000 square feet of meticulously designed space. It is comfortable, yet grand with 6 bedrooms, 7 full and two half baths. The extensive millwork throughout the home is truly awe-inspiring and every room has its own story. You'll enjoy amenities like French Oak floors and hand painted artistry (in the study, primary suite and sunroom), four fireplaces, an elevator, a home theatre, 1700 bottle wine cellar and sport court to name a few. The main kitchen is both stunning, and well equipped with Thermador luxury appliances, a copper sink and extensive cabinetry. The primary suite boasts an enormous closet, fireplace, wet bar, balcony access, laundry room, bathroom with heated floors and a vanishing television behind one of the large mirrors. "Behind the scenes" amenities include three HVAC units, a generator, an extensive water treatment system and whole house sprinkler system among others. Enjoy outdoor living with the pool, hot tub, fireplace and large covered patio and grill area. The finished and heated six car garage has the same gorgeous millwork and cabinetry that runs throughout the interior of the home, and there is a snow melt system in place for the driveway. There is truly not a single detail that has been overlooked - This is a property that must be seen. Located within the St Charles school district in a private location that is also very convenient to area shopping and amenities. There are so many wonderful restaurants and boutiques in the surrounding area, as well as the beautiful Fox River with its miles of walking/biking trails

Elburn

$4,995,000
8 Beds 8 Baths MRD11641994 MLS ACTIVE Status
Set on 1.25 acres in East Kenilworth, 521 and 515 Roslyn Road (two adjacent properties) create a private estate on one of Kenilworth's most prestigious and sought-after streets. A grand foyer welcomes you to this exceptional home with formal living spaces which includes a sun-filled living room and a handsomely paneled dining room both with fireplaces. A private office with three walls of windows and French doors overlooks the lush, professionally landscaped yard. The top-of-the-line custom cook's kitchen and convenient butler's pantry seamlessly blend into the expansive family room which creates the open floor plan that is on everyone's wish list. A screened-in porch is accessed through a dramatic and oversized mudroom. The extra wide three-story staircase leads you to the second floor's luxe primary suite with walk-in closets, sitting/dressing room, and a spa-like bathroom. Two sizeable bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath along with 2 additional bedrooms that share a hall bath. The third floor includes one bedroom suite with a newer bathroom and 2 additional bedrooms that share a hall bath. The lower level includes a rec room and loads of storage. Finishes include hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, leaded windows, and custom moldings. The main house has easy access to the four-car garage. Finishes include hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, and custom moldings. The coach house was designed and built with a careful eye to blend seamlessly into this distinguished neighborhood. The coach house includes a living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen, a bedroom suite, additional bedroom, and bath and offers 4 heated garage spaces. These significant grounds include an elegant sculpture garden with bluestone pebbles, a rose garden, and mature trees. Walk to the lake, the award-winning Joseph Sears School (JK-8), and New Trier High School along with the Metra, shopping, and dining.

521 Roslyn Road, Kenilworth

$4,995,000
7 Beds 12 Baths MRD11488070 MLS ACTIVE Status
Custom designed and built by Perkins, Fellows and Hamilton for Mrs. Cyrus McCormick in 1916, this spectacular estate is set on 3.8 wooded acres in the heart of East Lake Forest. The house most resembles an early European Manor home exemplifying elegance and grace. Entering the grounds through the handsome iron gates, one is struck by the grandeur of the house and the mature landscaping in its unique, wooded setting, hence its name "The House in the Woods". You are welcomed into the reception hall with French limestone floor, marble walls, paneled walnut ceiling and delicately carved walnut woodwork. The soft patina of the teak and rosewood floors, the handsome fireplaces, and the carved and cast motifs of animals and plants are reminiscent of a by-gone era and speak to this meticulously maintained and lovingly preserved home perfect for today's lifestyle. A fabulous floor plan including 10 bedrooms, 8 full and 4 half baths, 10 fireplaces, gracious room sizes, 10' ceilings and a heavy slate roof are just a few of the features to be noted. Views of the breath-taking backyard are evident from most of the rooms and the bluestone terrace invites you to the inground pool positioned in the southwest part of the yard. The Primary Suite with sitting room, sunroom, two fireplaces, walk in closet and private bath is luxury at its finest. Additional ensuite bedrooms, a guest wing, an elevator, a wine cellar and a basketball court are just some of the other amenities this one-of-a-kind home offers.

900 E Ringwood Road, Lake Forest

$4,995,000
6 Beds 9 Baths MRD11328177 MLS ACTIVE Status
Situated on 12.3 acres of natural beauty, this breathtaking estate will absolutely 'wow' with unsurpassed architectural craftsmanship. Your own private nature preserve, with stately oak trees and lush landscaping make the outdoors a peaceful, serene oasis or a fabulous space for entertaining with the award-winning in-ground pool, hot tub, lagoon, waterfalls and luxurious, manicured gardens. The interior of this home, with almost 15,000 SF of living space and seven fireplaces, is the epitome of grandeur, elegance and inviting warmth. The exquisite kitchen is a home chef's dream, professionally designed with Wolf and SubZero appliances, two large islands, a kitchen desk area and separate dining area flooded with natural light, overlooking the scenic rear yard. Formal dining room, spacious main floor office with fireplace, gorgeous custom millwork and built-in library shelves. Striking, two-story living and family rooms with the finest finishes throughout. The main-floor primary suite evokes pure luxury with a fireplace, spa-like bath with radiant heated floors, wet bar and a grand walk-in closet. There are five additional bedrooms, of which four have ensuite baths. Three laundry areas: first floor mud/laundry room, second floor laundry room, and a washer/dryer in the walk-out basement, convenient for laundering post bathing suits and towels. The entire lower level has heated floors and features a 1200 bottle, temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar, theatre, a second kitchen, dining room, billiards room, beautiful bar with spacious seating area, second family room and a separate pool and changing room with full bathroom. Two spacious garages with heated floors, accommodate six cars and plenty of storage. Outstanding architectural style and refined living fit for entertaining, this is also a family friendly home residing in the highly sought after School District 220. Convenient access to shopping, dining, equestrian facilities, social/community services, and all of the amenities that make Barrington Hills the perfect place to call home!

2 Rock Ridge Road, Barrington Hills

$4,975,000
6 Beds 9 Baths MRD11410628 MLS ACTIVE Status
Combining Sophistication and Tradition with Grandeur, this magnificent home is in pristine condition and offers the latest in color choices and design. Beautifully positioned with gracious circular paver driveway, a elegant foyer greets you and takes you into an exceptional main floor with spectacular kitchen, open floor plan with hardwood flooring throughout to a family room and cozy fireplace. Also on this first level are two custom designed offices with exquisite millwork, an elegant dining room, spacious mudroom and butler's pantry. Cheery sunroom welcomes you year-round with fireplace that opens to the outside patio as well. Exquisite 5-bedroom suites on second level with spectacular finishes, custom walk-in closets and ample storage throughout. Primary suite like no other- sitting room, custom his & her closets, soaking tub and separate shower. Third floor brings a private library, safe room, full bath and 2 flexible rooms for storage/hobbies/crafts. Well-positioned elevator awaits to bring you to the lower level with a 6th bedroom and full bath, complete with kitchenette. Expansive gym and exercise rooms, spa quality bathroom with sauna, Rome-inspired wine cellar with private tasting room and theatre totally equipped with sound proofed walls complete this level. Outdoors, a welcoming brick patio with a fireplace and built-in grill will delight guests of all ages. Private island with fire pit, canoe launch and beautiful Lake Longmeadow views await you. Fabulous location, meticulous, rare move in ready home, your own private oasis of relaxation begins right here!

104 Longmeadow Road, Winnetka

$4,950,000
9 Beds 10 Baths MRD11189133 MLS ACTIVE Status
This stunning Tudor manor, designed by renowned architect, Ralph Stoetzel, is situated on approximately 2 acres of property at the end of a cul-de-sac. This is country living in the heart of Glencoe, walking distance to town and beach. This property backs to the Skokie Country Club golf course with a line of privacy trees giving this manor the feeling of a true oasis. Original hard-carved wood work and iron windows and doors with original stained glass greet you when you enter the home into the impressive foyer. The original hand-carved wooden staircase is one of the many pieces of beauty and history here. A grand dining room, living room and breathtaking office come off the foyer. The kitchen and breakfast room have views and access to the pool, providing the perfect space for entertaining. The grand family room features wooden beams, grand stone fireplace and multiple lounging spaces. Upstairs features 8 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms, most of them en-suite. The main floor also features a second primary suite with original stained glass windows in a fairy tale theme. The basement is extra deep, with space to swing a golf club and a rec room that can accommodate any use. An attached coach house features two additional bedrooms, kitchen and two bathrooms. The stunning backyard features a large, multi-level patio with pool and spa, tennis/sport court, and expansive green field. The owners say, "We are always having family here. We have hosted 4 weddings here. We have just loved living here."

5 Briar Lane, Glencoe

$4,900,000
7 Beds 8 Baths MRD11319670 MLS ACTIVE Status
Grand and elegant home in the heart of the Gold Coast on a wide and deep lot. Extraordinary --approximately 8000 square foot --floorplan. Beautifully updated and maintained. The house has huge gracious formal entertaining rooms and wonderful casual/comfortable rooms for day-to-day living. The main level has a lovely entry foyer and grand formal living room with an adjacent dining room. The gourmet kitchen is flooded with sunlight and has been redone to include a large island, top-of-the-line appliances, incredible storage, and a desk/office workspace area. There is also a lovely eat-in area surrounded by windows which overlooks the stunning outdoor space. The second level has a huge primary bedroom and gorgeous bath and two additional bedrooms with updated ensuite baths. The third level is currently configured with a billiards room/office with wet bar and 3 additional bedrooms with updated ensuite baths. Laundry is on each bedroom floor. The lower level is a wonderful flexible plan currently configured with a giant family room, extensive storage and an exercise room (which could be a 7th bedroom/nanny suite). Heated radiant floors throughout this level. Vintage details throughout the home; two fireplaces. Enclosed and heated breezeway to two car garage with fabulous roof deck with pergola and lovely landscaping. Gorgeous facade. Sellers successfully protested 2018 taxes with a reduction of $48,828 and are also protesting 2019 and 2020 with hopes of a similar outcome. 2021 appeal is pending as well. Property has been impeccably cared for. Steps to all the Gold Coast offers.

1425 N State Parkway, Chicago



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